Weekend Highlights: Dec. 30-31, 2017December 29. 2017 9:03PM
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SATURDAY, DEC. 30
CONCORD, Workshop: Learning From Nature. Workshop is designed to be an interactive instruction on organic land care for real–life families, showing how organic methods can not only be less expensive, but also easier and healthier, 1:30 p.m., The River Guild, 254 N. State St., Unit E. $15 per person, $25 per couple. ID: 6822874.
CONCORD, Show: Theater Sports Improv, 7:30 p.m., Hatbox Theatre, 270 Loudon Road. $12-$17. ID: 6861578.
EXETER, Music: “Songs For A New Year” Benefit Concert. The Pine Street Players Musical Theatre Revue concert to benefit the 2018-19 season, 7:30 p.m., Christ Church, 43 Pine St. $20. ID: 6825949.
LOUDON, Holiday: Gift of Lights, featuring more than 60 holiday scenes and 400 light displays around the outside of the track’s grandstands, a portion of the NHMS Road Course and a trip through the infield tunnel, 4:30 p.m., New Hampshire Motor Speedway, 1122 Route 106 North. $20. 783-4931. ID: 6767154.
MANCHESTER, Music: Recycled Percussion, 12:30, 4 and 7:30 p.m., Palace Theatre, 80 Hanover St. $34.50. 668-5588, palacetheatre.org.
MANCHESTER, Exhibit: “enso” art exhibit by Brian Cartier. Inspired by the zen symbol that represents a moment in time when the mind is free to let the body create, 4 p.m., Cabonnay Winehouse Restaurant Art Gallery, 55 Bridge St. Free. ID: 6817029.
MEREDITH, Community: Meredith 250th Anniversay Celebration Kick-Off Dinner Dance. Buffet, entertainment, and dancing to Jimmy and the Jesters, 6 p.m., Hart’s Turkey Farm Restaurant, 233 Daniel Webster Highway. $25. ID: 6850162.
MERRIMACK, Holiday: Brewery Lights. Holiday experience features thousands of seasonal lights, beer samples, food and entertainment, 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Anheuser-Busch Brewery, 221 Daniel Webster Highway. Lights turn on at dusk. Free. 595-1202. ID: 6790191.
PLYMOUTH, Music: Adam Ezra Group, 7:30 p.m., The Flying Monkey, 39 Main St. $24. 536-2551. ID: 6517271.
PORTSMOUTH, Comedy: Juston McKinney’s Year in Review 2017, 7 p.m., The Music Hall, 28 Chestnut St. $26. 436-2400, themusichall.org.
SUNDAY, DEC. 31
DERRY, Holiday: New Year’s Eve Dinner and Show with The Overdrive Horns, 7 p.m., Tupelo Music Hall, 10 A. St. Dinner and show, $59 (doors open at 7 p.m.). Show only, $35 (doors open at 8:30 p.m.). tupelohall.com.
HAMPTON, Holiday: Fireworks, 8 p.m., Hampton Beach State Park. Free. ID: 6303406.
HENNIKER, Holiday: New Year’s Eve Family Celebration. Skiing, snowboarding, tubing, comedy show, Monte Carlo for raffles prizes, dancing to The McMurphy’s, midnight fireworks display, 6 p.m., Pats Peak Ski Resort, 686 Flanders Road. $40-$95. “Party & Skiing” ticket allows access to every activity. “Party Only” tickets are also available. ID: 6749897.
MANCHESTER, Kids and Family: Noon Year’s Eve. Family–friendly New Years Eve event with art–making, outdoor activities, face painting, 10 a.m., Currier Museum of Art, 150 Ash St. $15-$20. 669-6144. ID: 6853579.
MANCHESTER, Holiday: 18th annual New Years Eve Gala. Dinner, dueling pianos and dancing, 6 p.m., Radisson Hotel, 700 Elm St. $30-$90. Tickets: 988-3673 or HeadlinersComedyClub.com. ID: 6760062.
MILFORD, Community: Antiques Show. Sixty-five dealers, 8:30 a.m., Hampshire Hills Athletic Club, 50 Emerson. $5 from 8:30-9:30 a.m., free 9:30 a.m.-noon. Free parking. ID: 6834177.
NASHUA, Nightlife: Say Darling, 9 p.m., Riverwalk Cafe & Music Bar, 35 Railroad Square. Also playing: Dan Blakeslee. $25 in advance, $32 at the door.
PORTSMOUTH, Comedy: 9th annual Live Free or Die Laughing New Year’s Eve Event, 8 p.m., Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel, 250 Market St. $35. 431-2300. ID: 6695761.
PORTSMOUTH, Holiday: First Night Portsmouth 2018. Music, dance, childrens activities, street performers, ice sculptures, 4 p.m., Downtown, Market Square. $3-$25. Buy the First Night Button at proportsmouth.org/FirstNightButton.cfm. ID: 6870036.